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How are we structured?

Santa Barbara Art Works is under the family of services of Momentum WORK, Inc., a 501C(3) non-profit organization and service provider for adults with disabilities. Santa Barbara Art Works' staff are employed by Momentum WORK, Inc. 

How are we funded? 

Momentum WORK, Inc. is funded by the State of California to provide services to adults with disabilities, and this accounts for close to 90% of the agency's revenue.  The balance of funding is from community donations and foundation grants.  Santa Barbara Art Works' income is generated from the sales of original art and art gifts (t-shirts, notecards, ceramics and jewelry), and donor support such as public foundations, gifts, individual and business contributions, and fundraising events.


Where does the money go?

Proceeds from sales of original art are shared equally by the resident artists and the gallery. Santa Barbara Art Works’ share is used for supplies such as framing for exhibitions, event marketing and promotions, classroom art supplies and equipment needs. 

How are contributions used?
Donations may be used to fund high-quality art supplies, adaptive art tools, equipment, exhibition expenses, and marketing brochures and invitations.


Momentum WORK, Inc. (formerly UCP WORK, Inc.) was established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 1968. All monetary donations are 100% tax deductible. Federal Tax ID: 95-2598337.

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